The Break-in

There’s nothing scarier than, when late at night, a knock on your front door breaks the silence of your empty house—while you’re a 10-year-old boy—and you’re home alone. “Thud! Thud! Thud!” the door banged vigorously as it was bombarded by someone—or something. Shivers rushed down my spine as I lay on my bed motionless, unable…

Power Leads to Corruption

The play Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare, is a tragedy play which explores many aspects of life. One main thing carried throughout the whole play is the flaw of corruption. The main cause for corruption is power and power is what many characters in Julius Caesar seek. Julius Caesar himself is the most powerful…

Spiderman

To me, Spider-man is one of the best superheros and was my favourite growing up as a young child. He was once a normal kid who was a nerd at school, until one day everything changed for him and he became the hero of the city. On a school field trip, a bite from a radioactive…

Lamborghini

This print advertisement is advertising the car manufacturer: Lamborghini. It predominately targets male adults – those who can afford such cars – who want to speed around the streets like hooligans and show off in style. The advertisement would most likely be found in a magazine and uses techniques of colour, salience, slogans, camera angles,…

Lockie Leonard: Scumbuster

The play Lockie Leonard: Scumbuster, which was based on the novel by Tim Winton, in my opinion, passes as a satisfactory play. Even though the play does have an important message about the environment, I believe that something was missing in the book; possibly more humor to keep the reader interested, otherwise the reader—like I…

The Great Garbage Patch Exposed

The article I read was about plastic pollution and how it’s harming our oceans. All of the plastic we use is just being dumped into the ocean and now the North Pacific Ocean has, what appears to be, a massive island of plastic. This article is aimed at informing readers that we’re over-using plastic and…